By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese and international auction houses are encroaching on each other's territory in Hong Kong and Beijing for the first time as they step up the battle for the Asian art market.
China Guardian Auctions Co., the country's second biggest
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
A mixed report about the housing market and unrest in Europe on Wednesday extended the longest losing streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index since mid-July. Other risky assets, like European stocks and oil, fell more sharply.
The median price of
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) - Karl Kissner picked up a soot-covered cardboard box that had been under a wooden dollhouse in his grandfather's attic. Taking a look inside, he saw hundreds of baseball cards bundled with twine. They were smaller than the ones he was used
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) - In the swaying curtain of green fields outside town, Russ Ranniger hums along in his Deere tractor, plowing the same soil his father did, sleeping in the same 1881 wood-frame house he was carried into as a newborn 60 years
By Natalie Abrams,
Soon, the highest bidder will be able to buy a burial fit for The King.
The crypt that once held the body of Elvis Presley is going up for auction next month, The Associated Press reports. The tomb, located in a mausoleum at Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis, Tenn., held Presley